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Aug. 5, 1929–Oct. 31, 2023   Donald Piper, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Osage, Wyoming, on Oct. 31, 2023.    Don was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Carter, South Dakota, to Mr. and Mrs. Verne Piper. Don was raised in the Wood, South Dakota, area. In 1948, he was married to Ina Meyer of Witten,…
Nov. 28, 1960–Oct. 14, 2023   Lori Brown was born Nov. 28, 1960, in Newcastle, Wyoming, to Lawrence and Patricia “Pat” (Patterson) Price. She grew up on the family ranch and spent many hours riding her horses. She attended school in Newcastle, and graduated in 1979.   Lori met Marden Brown in 1978…
April 12, 1931–Oct. 17, 2023   Anita Magdelene (Staiger) Ottema passed away at the Weston County Health Services on Oct. 17, 2023.   Anita was born in Glen Ullin, North Dakota, on April 12, 1931. She was the daughter of Christian and Magdelene (Heupel) Staiger. Anita attended country school, grades…
June 18, 1981–Oct. 8, 2023   Garrett Thurston Tysdal, age 42, died unexpectedly from a traumatic fall on Oct. 8, 2023, at the Fawcett Ranch on Beaver Creek, Newcastle, Wyoming. He had been riding his four-wheeler and moving his cows before his fall. He was doing what he truly loved when he died,…
March 20, 1944–Aug. 15, 2023   Sandra Elfstrom passed away August 15, 2023, at age 79 in Missoula, Montana. Her son and daughter-in-law were with her.   Born Sandra Taylor to William and Charlotte Taylor on March 20, 1944, in Huron, South Dakota, Sandra mostly grew up in Newcastle, Wyoming, where…
Oct. 1, 1952–Aug. 22, 2023   Sandra “Sandee” Sue Aune, 70, passed away on Aug. 22, 2023, after a long and courageous battle against cancer. Sandee never gave up and remained positive until the end.   Sandee was born on Oct. 1, 1952, in Gillette, Wyoming, to Nancy and Lou Frederick. Sandee was the…
Feb. 29, 1928–Aug. 27, 2023   Jack Frederick Holwell, age 95, of Springfield, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 27, 2023. He was born on Feb. 29, 1928, in Hoquiam, Washington to Harland Harvey and Vica Jane (Cain) Holwell.   He graduated from Newcastle High School, Newcastle, Wyoming. Jack…
\Aug. 4, 1952–April 14, 2023    Stuart Edward Moore passed away April 14, 2023, at age 70, after a brief illness.    Stuart was born Aug. 4, 1952, in Denver, Colorado, to Paul E. and Ruth E. Moore. He moved to Winkleman/Hayden, Arizona, when he was approximately 8 years old. He graduated from…
JEANETTE RAE SMITH Jan. 20, 1938–Sept. 1, 2023 NELS JENSEN SMITH Jan. 29, 1939–Sept. 1, 2023   Jeanette Rae Smith, daughter of George and Adelaide Keener, was born on Jan. 20, 1938, in Newcastle, Wyoming. Nels Jensen Smith, son of Peter and Helen Smith, was born just over a year later on Jan. 29,…
Sept. 20, 1983–Sept. 5, 2023   A Celebration of Life gathering for former Newcastle, Wyoming, resident Travis Stevenson, age 39, will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Michaels Room, Weston County Senior Center, Newcastle.     Travis James Stevenson died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, at…
May 5, 1945–Aug. 31, 2023   Entrepreneur, lifelong Wyomingite, and all around fun-loving guy Robert “Bob” Riehemann passed away Aug. 31, 2023, just shy of his 79th hunting season. Born in Sundance and raised in humble circumstances, he worked tirelessly throughout his life to improve himself. He…
Nov. 14, 1950–Aug. 6, 2023   Frances (Francie Mae Hanson, Fowler, Hiday, Goode) was born in Newcastle, Wyoming, on Nov. 14, 1950, to Phyllis and Glenn Hanson. Francie passed away Aug. 6, 2023, on Elk Mountain, near the Wyoming/South Dakota state border.   Francie attended grade school at a one-room…
June 6, 1942–Aug. 10, 2023 Gary Lynn Gray, 81, of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away peacefully after a very brief hospital stay at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle.   Gary was born on June 6, 1942, in Valentine, Nebraska, to parents James and Mabel (Conn) Gray. He attended Valentine High…
Jan. 21, 1949–March 27, 2023   Curtis Anthony Allen, Curt, passed away on March 27, 2023. He was the son of Douglas Allen and Jane Smith, both of Newcastle, Wyoming.   Curt was born in Newcastle on Jan. 21, 1949. He grew up and went to school at Four Corners, Wyoming, until eighth grade, then…
Jan. 7, 1947–April 13, 2023   Robert Allen “Bob” Bonnar, 76, passed away on April 13, 2023, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, after a long battle against multiple illnesses.   Bob was born on Jan. 7, 1947, to Agnes (Taggart) and John Bonnar in Chicago. After graduating from Harper High School in…
May 17, 1952–April 28, 2023   Anthony “Tony” Keith Harris was born in Pierre, South Dakota, on May 17, 1952, and died at the age of 70 on April 28, 2023, in Newcastle, Wyoming.   He was a Marine Corps veteran who served from 1969-1973 with a tour in Vietnam, and a Ford specialist mechanic for over…
May 4, 1957–April 25, 2023   Sheryl “Sherry” Annette Klinker, age 65, passed away the morning of April 25, 2023, at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Sherry was born May 4, 1957, in Denver, Colorado, to Calvin Duaine Ackley and Myrna Lorraine Mae Ackley (Craig).   Sherry…
July 16, 1940–April 30, 2023   Mary Jane (Dennis) Mills, 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at her home in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Mary was born July 16, 1940, to Wilbur Edwin and Ellen Marie (Pedersen) Dennis Sr. on the family farm near Padroni, Colorado. She attended schools in…
Aug. 12, 1942–April 20, 2023   Virginia “Ginnie” Lee Winter, age 80, died the evening of April 20, 2023, in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Ginnie was born Aug. 12, 1942, in Imperial, Nebraska, to Louis P. Schneider and Marie A. Schneider (Waterman).   After Ginnie graduated from Venango High School, she…
May 7, 1941–Nov. 7, 2022   Patrick Henry Brennan III, 81, of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away early Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at Weston County Health Services, after a brief battle with angiosarcoma liver cancer. A celebration of life will be held Thursday, May 4, at 2 p.m. at Weston County Senior…
Dec. 18, 1944–April 20, 2023   Mary Jane Christensen, age 78, of Lakeview, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023, surrounded by her family at Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital.    She was born in Newcastle, Wyoming, on Dec. 18, 1944, the daughter of Grant and Mary Katherine (Brown)…
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